Round 1 broadband stimulus grant rejected? Contact us for Round 2 application

If your BTOP or BIP broadband stimulus grant application was rejected in Round 1, contact us now for help in getting your Round 2 application done. I’ve been getting a number of calls and emails from people who are in a panic, and I have helped them get up to speed with their Round 2 […]

Wilmington, NC uses white spaces for smart city, eco-friendly wireless applications

Wilmington, North Carolina and the county of New Hanover (NC) are using the frequencies from the vacated TV white spaces for a variety of wireless applications that save money and protect the environment. The partners in this “smart city” wireless network project are TV Band Service LLC, and Spectrum Bridge (a company that wireless networks […]

Fighting the Next Good Fight: Bringing true broadband to your community

Craig Settles has just published a new book entitled “Fighting the Next Good Fight: Bringing true broadband to your community” for cities that are planning to deploy broadband networks. The book lays out the options for cities and identifies the mistakes they have made in the past. The goal of the book is to assist […]

Belgian cafe stalks Bruges visitors via Twitter

Now here’s a very interesting use of Twitter if you are a cafe and want to get new visitors. Jaunted reports that they were Twitter-stalked by a Belgian cafe in Bruges. When Jaunted announced via Twitter that they were in Bruges, the cafe sent out a message: “enjoy Bruges – why not stop at our […]

Anoka County, Minnesota issues RFP seeking partner for NTIA broadband funding

Anoka County, Minnesota (430 square miles; pop: 320,000) has just posted an RFP seeking a partner to help it get a grant from the NTIA for broadband in the county. The deadline for responses is 14 December 2009 at 16:00. I have posted the main RFP document on Scribd. If you are serious about responding […]